Newport Daily News from Newport, Rhode Island on June 14, 1966 · Page 1
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Newport, Rhode Island
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Tuesday, June 14, 1966
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Weather Data Wed. SUB Kl»e» 5:1» Set* 1:21 Tides-high SMS a. m. «:12 p. m. Low H:M i. m.- p. m. Mon. Temperatures--high 7( low «. Local Forecast Partly cloudy, warmer tonight, with chance of showcri and thnndershowcrs. Wednei- day partly cloudy preceded by shower* lit the morning. (Detailed Report on Page 2) ESTABLISHED 1846 VOL.122--NO. 25 NEWPORT, R. I, TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 1966 16 PAGES PRICE SEVEN CENTS Be Moral, Marchers Are Told GRENADA, Miss. (AP) -- Icn and women of the Missis- ippi civi] rights march, alter eing cautioned to avoid scan- alous behavior, slopped out to- ay for another nine miles of valking and more voter regis- ration efforts. The marchers, numbering bout 130, mostly Negroes, had icdded down Monday niglit on grassy campsite. They slept n revivalist-style tents, sleeping lags, or rolled up in 'blankets. Floyd B. McKissick, a march eader, admonished 1 the group: "Remember Selma? A man got up in Congress after that ind said civil rights pcopln are mmoral. that they were doing very personal things in the presence of each other," McKissick said. McKissick. national director of the Congress of Racial Equally, referred to accusations by segregationist groups after the Alabama march from Selma to Montgomery last year. His talk drew laughs from the crowd, lome of whom had been on that march. The Mississippi march, started in Memphis, Tenn.. by James H. Meredith June 5, had covored 81 of the 225 miles to Jackson, the state capital. Meredith was shot June 6 near Hernando and is recuperating, in New York. He had planned the inarch as a demonstration that Negroes should not fear to reg ister as voters. Aubrey James Norvell, 40, the white man from Memphis accused of shooting him. wa: scheduled for a hearing today in Ripley on his petition to have his $25,000 bond reduced. Nor veil' has been jailed in Hcrnando since the shqoting. McKissick addressed the campsite crowd from atop »n oi drum after the- 250 marchers ate their evening meal. Hi briefed them on the plan foi Grenada. "We will split up into six teams to seek out Grenada Ne groes who have not registerec as voters," he nid, "and we will have a mass rally." .»;ihe ragged^ column, moving (Continued on Page 2) Marina On Goat Island Ready 'Next Summer' Picture on Page 9 Key-Newport submitted to MIDDLETOWN VOTES ON HOME RULE -- Two of the taxpayers who took part today in light voting at Town Hall are Mrs. Asta 0. Olson, who is signing voter identification, and Adam Seegal. The poll official at right is Mrs. Celia Cook. (Daily News Photo) 320 Vote In 4 Hours In Middletown land. Key-Newport presented this stalcmenl: 1. Minimum investment for marina: 200 slips $293,000, travel lift $40,000, fuel facilities $15,000 total $348,000. ?. Residential units - 130 unils-$2.6 million. 3, Roads sewi ommend a hotel-motel because of competition with the planned motel - hotel in the Government Landing area. However, he said, this is a long range pro- the hotel-motel would not be ; ing back $79,000 on this con-tability insurance, maintains th» built he said a survey was tract. [landing, and keeps the grass the Redevelopment Agency last! made by a New York firm. The] The causeway is completed, j cut. Such use would be night its itemized budget for| SU ryey showed at the present jcxcupt for minor corrective j to-day basis, so the authorily spending $8,185,000 on Goat Is- t ra ffj c j evel tney wou ]d no t rec-i'l 6 "! 8 clleckcd at an Ins P^ ction; could at any time turn th« '""' 1 - - - - - ot tae causewa y W the agenc y Property over to the developers. A discussion was held about barring cars from the causeway lo Goat Island and posting warning signs on Goat Island about dangers from manholes, elevator shafts and other unprotected last week. William H. Leys, executive director, said the Coast Guard !had informed him it is not concerned about whether the Causeway is lighted. Two naviga- gram, and the bridge will be tional lights will be turned on built and open before the staae as soou as the Newport Electricj arcas " n the island. Corp. puts in ils cable, the A relocation summary I Capital · i m p r o v e m e n t s - for the hotel - motel is reached, ^ or !'- ITM 18 m "s caoie, me A relocation summary was i .110 nTM 4 «) j . . , . , - .. iCoast Guard's only interest, submitted by Vincent F. Por- J,nm ' f -. J and a SUn ' ey " v v l l l jUlobe lights'for the Causeway razzo, director pf location. Com- ver $21,000 general site work determme whether i t will finally have been ordered by the elec- missioner James H. H i d 1 e , 'Commercial developn-,,nt: »° bui «' " "»*« "° difference!trie company. 100 000 square feet, $1.6 million.!in the financial commitments o f ; The secretary was ! 5. America's Cup Park, $50, Key-Newport, he said. ft« to not. y the s. called it "very interesting" that given i ou t °f the 15 relocations, all had Less than 10 per cent of Middletown's approximately 4,000 eligible voters had cast ballots this morning in the home rule election, Mrs. Priscilla S. Medeiros, deputy town clerk, said at 12:30 p. m. "At noon a total 320 persons had voted at Town Hall and Berkeley Peckham School", according to Mrs. Medeiros, who said even this total proved surprising. "We hadn't .expected so many people so early today," she said. Middletown polls will be open until 8 o'clock tonight for the special home rule referendum and the selection of nine charter commission members. Districts 1 and 3 voted today at Town Hall. Districts 2 and 4 cast their ballots at the Berkeley - P e c k h a m School on Green End Ave. If a majority of taxpayers approves today, a charter commission will be formed from' the top nine in a list of 23 candidates on the ballot. The commission will frame a charier by June, 1067 which will be presen- ted at the general election in 1967. Only real estate and personal property taxpayers qualified to vote at the annual financial town meeting could vote today. If the home rule study is approved, all qualified voters may vote on the proposed charter in November 1967. The Canvassing Authority wiU meet tomorrow night to validate the results of today's election. The home rule question is the only item on the ballot, with the selection of charter commission members.. 6. Fleet Landing: Boat Yard- 200 slips $275,000, marine eleva- or $160,000, repair and storage facilities $180,000 - total $615,000. 7. Fleet Landing: .Reslauranl and commercial $200,000. . Transient facilities $2.5 million. Richard Sullivan, president of The Redevelopment Agency approved a two-year lease of the south end of Fleet Landing to the Bethlehem Steel Corp., contractors for the new New- r when the bids for $1.4 million notes are opened today. Because of the market status, the rates are expected to .be high. Leys said use of the Govern- port Bridge. The steel firm will ment Landing for parking cars use 276,900 square feet of the landing for $30,459 a year, starting next Oct. 1. The rental will be payable waiting for the Jamestown Ferry had been requested. It was voted to grant use of the landing for this purpose, the two parking lots holding about 200 er before the joint Council-Re- developmenl Agency meeting, said he hoped lo have the marina completed and enough olher work underway lo make a good showing to visitors here for the America's Cup Races. , Commenting on reports that Onion Patch Races On Third Leg The third leg of the international yacht racing series for iv.. Point, Trnnhv hooan After two races of the four- a.m. yesterday but had a cor-irace is held once every race series Great Britain leads two reeled time of 16:36:54. Fortuna[years, representing the Argentine Na-i oan noon todav oft Castl ; ffiU with 129V4 points - W * 1 val Academy was third. noon today otf oastie Mill ________ ______ ---- *. fourth with 92V4, and Bermuda mula based on general dimen- ' " ' ' " Light, sponsored by Newport's!many is second with 97, Argcn-| The boats are handicapped Ida Lewis Yacht Club. tins third with 94, United Slates.according to a complicated for- Fifteen boats from five countries set sail on the 25-mile triangular course..In conlrast lo the poor visibility for the 112- mU« Oyster Bay to Newport Bay race which' finished yes- terdny, conditions were excel- Unt for today's race. fifth wilh 77. The British yacht Noryema, a 45 foot (loop won the -race front., Oyster Bay 'to Newport with a c o r r e c t e d time of 15:50:46. Germania VI a German yawl, finished iirst at 7:31 Four Folk Festival Stars Cancel; Pete Seeger, Judy Collins Return sions, displacement and sail rea. The American total of 92V4 points, ma-y.^ba.changed .pending he outcome of a protest'by the Argentine' yacht Nike. The Nike protested a right-of-way inci- lent which occurred five minutes after the start of the race off Oyster Bay. The protest was lodged against the Ameri- Severtl changes In the program for. the 1966 Folk Festival tend the festival. were announced today by the festival's board of directors. Theodore Bikel and Bob Dylan, who have appeared at the past three festivals, have moving picture committments, and will be unable to attend. Also missing from the program »r« several other star attractions of previous festivals. Joan Baez and Peter, Paul and Mary. Festival officials said Miss Baez will spend the summer carrying on a "peace" campaign on the West Coast, and Mary Is pregnant. However, Pete Seegef, a festival veteran who is often called the granddaddy of folk music, will appear at the July 24 nighi performance. Judy Collins, who last performed here at the 1964 festival, will appear at the open- . ing night, concert the night of poser of "Violets July 21 and again the night of Tom Rush. The The Pennywhistlers. who though not well - known to fans made such a hit last year, will of this country, are Andrew and appear the night of July 23' in Paul Gracey^from the; Broadway a program entitled "A Patch-(hit show "Wait I.Minim . T h e work of American Music," Tracey Brothers.from, South A f . , - climaxcd witn 1hc Ne which will trace this country-si"". P music from the gospel shouts of aaUw Bessie Jones to the Big Clty| July 23. She was on a work :our last year and unable to at-'the artists who will appear. Still within the folk idiom, al- i In a Bermuda race feeder Iheld along with the Onion Patch series, French Lt. Eric Tar- barly sailed his ketch Pen Duick II to victory to win the Mrs, Vincent Aslor Trophy. Duick sailed the 112 miles from Oy ster Bay to Newport in a cor reeled lime of 18:29:02. The 72-foot ketch Ticonderoga was second and the Vamp X, sailec is- cars, provided either Ihe city or except Middle- relocated in Newport one, which moved to town, and another which liquidated. The summary showed there were 60 businesses which can be relocated, 15 having done so. Nine claims for relocalion have been approved, with six pending. The claims paid to dale are moving $3,623.43, direct property loss $440.72, and small business displacement $17.500, for a ible use of a small portion of'the ferry authority takes out li- total payment of $21,564.15. Goat Island for use as a staging area for men who will be work- ng on the bridge fabrication. It was voted that a lease he reparcd, similar to the Perini ease. Perini pays $27,000 annually for a smaller area than hat leased to Bethlehem. The Agency also voted to give the clock in the Government Landing waiting room to the Newport Yacht Club. The Yacht Club had requeslcd the clock. Roger I. Pike of the dub has been taking care of New Court Ruling Cited In Gun Case A new ruling yesterday byl Umsted told the court Banse jthe U. S. Supreme Court, limit-|was brought to the Newport po- ing the power of police in questioning suspects, was brought lice station, questioned, locked up for the night, and then ques- the clock and will supervise here this morning ts transfer to the yacht club! Attorney Scott United, tower, where it will continue as ; f e n d i n g Eugene Banse on .charges of possessing a weapon without a licenso and violent into a trial in District Court tioned again the next morning, without being informed of his de- rights not to answer questions, a waterfront landmark. viding'the _ to make a phone cal or to have a lawyer represent him. Banse testified police did not tell him club furnishes on Martin Corbett of the of his rights until after several liability insurance for its movers and keeps the clock on public display. Naval Base said the defendant's rights had been denied before questioning by Newport police. third. Members of the Ida Lewis $2,700 a progress payment, was! Baldwin fayer, William Thom- Rockaway Boulevard .-, . . 0 1 i- n 1.-11 / wan aaai^iicu iv uic ucam/vc* Wrecking Lumber Co. bill of p WM ch d b lico s? 7ftrt a nrnprpsc navmpnt was 1 ..,. _ · _ "· x _ » -T*.Y .... hours of questioning the morning following the incident. Judge Arthur J. Sullivan in Yacht Club race* committee are held up until the ferry slip at Geddes, Richard Stackpole, Dr. Goat Island is completely re- The 24-year-old' -Banse who finding Banse probably guilty, was assigned to the destroyer said there was sufficient evi- Perry, was charged by police dence to find probable cause, with carrying a pistol 'Feb. 27 He said two men testified the and threatening -Corbett the weapon. as. James W. Kirby James ce nt demolished. Otherwise, it moved The slip is about 75 per| Corbe * , old ,, he COI]rt , ha , with'defendant had the gun, and pointed it at Corbett. He said .. -- tl -- ,,. . . . aSi itaiuvn T» . ii.ii u j « u l t i m o can yacht Illusion, skippered byi K j Cmdr Ric hard Dermody, Emil "Bus" Mosbacher Jr. \,L - c p o 3f ,, rv ,. Banse drove alongside him and ' Wolf. Others on the program will be Yomo Toro from Puerto Rico, Joseph Spence from the Caribbean and Jim and Jesse McReynolds from the country music field. The Sunday afternoon concert. which in the past has featured aspiring young" talent, will be entitled "New Directions," and will present established artisls who are attuned to contempora- Rambiin' Jack Elliot. Hestor and others. Peter Geddes chairman of the Ida Lewis Yacht Club race committee said the prolesl committee .headed by Ralph C. -Potter will hear arguments at 6 p.m. tonight. The Onion Patch scries is modeled after the English Admiral's Cup races. The series sortmentofj' . _ . linenis P ° rt to Bermuda race with Peto Sfearr Saturday, with Pete See er winnmg boat ; n tfce two lri . Clancv an » ular races e ? rns 18W P° mts - rarnlvri iSecon d P' a « W 'H E ct - 17 points ' t h i r d , 16 points, etc. The win- and C. P. B. Jeffrys. concert July 21. will be Billie and Dede Pierce, Bob Gibson and Phil Ochs. points. Second place earned points, and third place, 32 points. The evening concert July 22,| Th " winning boat in the New"A Battle of Music," will be di-ijP°t ? Bermuda race will gel vided into four segments: fiddle,l'3 points, second. 68 points, and blues, ballads and gospel. It third, 64 points, will include Jimmie Driftwood,! The Onion Patch Trophy wil ry tastes Eric Anderson, com- Mike Seeger, Flatt and Scruggsjbe presented by the Royal Ber " .s of Dawn,"|Skip Jones, a Louisiana Cajunlmuda Yacht Club which spon Blues Project, Band, and Dorothy Love and thejsors the series jointly with the els are amone'Coscel Harmonettes. Cruising Club of America. The and Rosalie Sorrels are among Gospel Harmonettes. Interest Jumps On Borrowing Bids for $1,420,000 in notes for the Thames Street redevelopment project were opened this noon in the office of the Redevelopment Agency in City Hall. The First National City Bank of New York was the low bidder at 3.6 per cent interest and $11 premium. Other bids received for the issue were from the Newport National Bank 3.83; R. I. Hospital Trust Co. 3.9, on $400,000 only; Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. of New York 3.84 and $2 premium ; Solomon Brothers and Hutzler of New York 3.62 and $11. Last December the rates on $700,000 were 2.69 and 2.71. Paratroops Destroy Red Regiment SAIGON (AP) -- U.S. paratroopers clastied with North Vietnamese troops in the central highlands today and the U.S. brigade commander said the enemy is "no longer a fighting force." Hanoi. In the darkness the enemy plane disappeared from Phantom pilots could not pre- the radar screens of the Phan- At the same time, a brigade spokesman estimated the North Vietnamese, the 24th Regiment of from 1,400 to 2,000 men, had lost more than 1,000 in killed alone in a week of fighting. Brig Gen. Willard Pearson, :.. .ding the 1st Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, told reporters: "I believe this batcle has set the Viet Cong timetable (of offensive action) back several months." In the fighting on ridges 35 miles north of Konlum, Pearson said he expecled a kill cisely identify the enemy planes, but from their low speed and shape as well as radar con- acts judged them to be propel- er-driven, a Navy spokesman said. They took evasive action when the Navy jets appeared. One Phantom fired the Sparrow from several miles .iway. An explosion was seen and one toms and the U.S. missile frig- ale Coontz, which had guided tion named Hollandia last of 14 to 1. South Vietnamese troops have joined the fighting. The new fighting continued through the afternoon against a company-size force of about 100 North Vietnamese. Over the North Viet Mum coast, two U.S. Navy F4C Phantom jets from the.aircraft carrier Ranger intercepted two proDcller-dtiven planes and probably shot down one of them with a radar-guided Sparrow missile. The encounter took place before dawn IS milei northeast of Tiiinh Hot, M milta loutk erf that the American. 173rd Airborne Brigade had launched a new search-and-destroy opera- the U.S. jets. The second plane was tracked heading inland. Except for the fighting north of Kontum near the Laotian border, only b'ght scattered ground action was reported in South Viet Nam. The U.S. Command disclosed Wednesday but so far had 1 made little contact with the Viet Cong. The sweep was under way in coastal Phuoc Tuy Province'pilots flew 337 combat sortie: plane missions over North Viet Nam Monday concentraling on coastal targels near Vinh Thanh Hoa and Dong Hoi aw islands near the Mu Gia Pass on the Laotian border. Over South Viet Nam, OS, cast of Saigon. A spokesman reported one Viet Cong killed and four captured. American pilots flew 60 mulli- Ky Lays Siege To Buddhists After U.S. Police Are Mobbed and Vietnamese pilols 272 Mon day. In South Viet Nam'j centra highlands, the battle of the ridges went into the eighth day as units of the U.S. 101st Air borne Division clashed wilh about 100 North Vietnamese ii the jungled 1 hill country blastei Monday by U.S. Air Force B52s. Inlelligence sources reports thai another North SAIGON, South Viel Nairryen Cao Ky's Buddhist anlago (emphasized the continued, an- regiment -- possibly 1,000 mer (AP) - Government security le Tri uished state of Vietnamese had . "ossed into the high (AP) - Government security] n j sts T hich (venerable) Tri guished state of Vietnamese | forces, with orders to give noiQuang was in the seventh day quarter, laid virtual siege to (he 0 ( an anti-American, anti-tfov- Buddhisl Institute today. With eminent hunger strike An aide pistol shots and tear gas charges they choked off dozens of demonstrations after a mob burned three Jeep s and grabbed . said his condition was "weakening and very serious." One of the vehicles destroyed politics despite progress by American troops in the war. The disorders erupted in Saigon despite a pledge last week Thich burned tnree Jeep s and graooea , o n i enn was o II S Military Si. ""·"", """"--,v, " " as Kontum Jity, 35 miles soul two submarine guns from p ol f,' E ?ln It was burnedI b? Tam . ' ° o PP° se( , thc go , v ; of the battle site, to provide Am.ri«n xtmt.rv Toli«. P 1 '!' -' ep ' V *? s ,^1",,..X eminent only _with _ "peaceful. ,..,,,,,,,.,. ,....,' , ho \,..,i^ a an angry mob of 3,000 Buddi i i J ii J TM" a i i f t i j uivu v * w,wv uuuw- Told to arrest draft-aged hists . RangC r s and riot police demonstrators on the spot and send them ott to military service trops and riot police carted away seores. Some were clubbed kicked and beaten. Four hundred miles to the north tht chid of Premier Ngu- beat them back At least two demonstrators suffered bullet wounds. L ?, os or to h«ln or to begin driv drive the moderate Buddhist Institute, its own, one theory said th Communists may be planning t seize a provincial capital, sue as Kontum City, 35 miles sout violence. Vie Liberation Front, the _ Cnng's political arm. nu , !, i . 0 , t ,! ng1 ,. po "? tcd '," . , " U.S. pilots flew 60 multiplan Chan's difficulties in restraining . . Mnnd , v . e . msl v orl ,,/.,.ih»,.i n,,iHhi«( miiiianit nv. missions Monday againsi wort youthful Buddhist militants loy The second day of violent «-ljn o "h|s rivalT'Thich'Tri'Qiiang. tlgovenment demonstrations by whll t)le demonstrators were militant Buddhists after two - wttka of relative calm in Sai*m (Continued on Page J) Viet Nam, while American an Vietnamese airmen combine for 609 combat sorties -- sing itrikei -- in the south. as staled, the Goat Island de- a frjendj stoppedJ lne car an d olition contract is 100 per cent| t h rea tened them with a 45-cali- mplete. ibre automatic pistol. Donald Ordered paid was a progress JMunson, a Navy friend of Cor- yment to Halloran Construc-jbetl's also testified that Banse on Co., causeway contractor,|threatened Corbelt with a 45 $20,218.50. The agency is hold- pistol. the defendant even on the witness stand never denied this fact. Banse was released on $500 personal recognizance for carrying a pistol and $1,000 personal recognizance on the charge of assault, pending a Superior Court hearing. School Committeeman On Library: *t So Bad It's Only Partially Insured 'Take a walk around the I one-half of the construction cost uilding and' you will see why of the new building, if it can TM^ l|n£)ig ^ e ewport needs a new library." meet, state standards," ^Cirby atrick Kirby, a member of the capita support for its library. chool Committe told 65 per- said. "This is Ihe crucial consideration now before the city amount of money now appropriated by our city Council for the People's Library. budget hearing ins last night at a meeting at Council at it's second^ ajid last People's Library. . . . . ·-- The meeting was sponsored ' the Friends of the People's .brary to acquaint Newporters ith Ihe need for a new library night. We urgently hope that the Council will restore the $28,000 cut in the library's budget request of $48,000, so that the ,u ...u «.,, Library's budget u Wednesday not gradually increased each year to meet minimum stale efore the Tune 21 sn c al re. building will be able lo meet tndum on"" $900,000 bond.state standards and thus qu.1- suc iify for federal aid. "The building itself is in-such "I am really ashamed of the oor shape that an insurance support the city has given m the ompany refused to insure it ully." Kirby said. "This is one ! the main reasons why brary cannot be expected to se its endowment funds to beef p its budget expenditures. No ioney would be left in case an mergency arose. "The People's Library is in standards by 1969, w e . will be in serious danger of losing state aid granted to the library each year. "Six years ago the library received support from the United Fund Agency, a disgrace: ul situation for a public facility," O'Brien said. "We have come quite a way since then, but we still need a great deal more support from the city in the next three years if we will ever meet state standards by 1969. We need a restoration in the budget cut this year in order to 1969 each town or city will he qualify for $450,000 in financial to the library," state Rep. Joseph O'Brien said last night. Elizabeth Myer, director of the Department of State Library Services told me this af ternoon that state library standards will be gradually increased each year, so lhat by n excellent position ro receivejexpected to provide $3.50 per aid for library conslruclion." WEST POINTERS AT NAVAL BASE -- Four of the 625 cadets from the Military Academy touring Navy facilities in Newport, Quonset Point and New London, Conn., thii week line up for chow »t Naval Bate yesterday. They cruised Narragansett Bay today aboard five destroyer*. - . (Navy Photo)

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